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DATE ADDED: Sun 08/12/2019

Senior Director Of Technology (With Coding Abilities)

New York, NY, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Strategic Technology Director We are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Over 100 year track record and the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world. The influential Firmwide Strategy Group reports to the firm’s Chief Strategy Officer and works with the Executive Office and senior divisional and business unit management to set and execute key strategic priorities for the firm. The group develops, evaluates, and executes plans for new businesses and growth initiatives and leads strategic transactions, including joint ventures, acquisitions, and dispositions, on behalf of the firm. RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS The newly created role of Technology Strategy Expert will be a highly visible member of a small, dynamic team. The individual will work closely with the firm’s Technology Division leadership and play a key part in setting the firm’s technology strategy across its businesses. The individual will also help to lead various execution projects, including the implementation of technology-related strategic initiatives and transactions. Assignments will provide exposure to the breadth of activities at a major international financial firm with multiple business lines, including its opportunities and challenges, and frequent interaction with senior divisional and firm leadership. The role provides an opportunity to gain the operational perspective of a principal while also serving as a trusted strategic and financial advisor to key internal clients. The Firmwide Strategy group has proven to be a gateway to a number of attractive career paths. Past team members have been promoted to senior leadership positions within the group as well as transitioned to investing and management positions inside our firm and elsewhere, corporate strategy roles within various industries, and to traditional investment banking. Representative Projects / Transactions: Annual strategy review presentation to Board of Directors Helped develop Firm strategy and various business plans Sales of different business lines Acquisitions of major corporations Desired Experience / Skills: Passion for using technology to transform businesses Strong knowledge of or interest in learning about the financial services industry Ability to review and synthesize information and form independent judgments Strong analytical, quantitative, and technical abilities. While the role does not require coding, we expect that the suitable candidate has a computer science degree and could dive into a codebase when needed. We expect that this candidate knows the pros and cons and nuisances of various technologies and programming languages. Drive and enthusiasm, including for training and mentoring junior team members This role would have 15-25 reports Strong written and oral communication skills with confidence and ability to interact effectively with senior leaders Ability to manage multiple projects and meet competing deadlines Attention to detail Team orientation